We educate families on their rights to proper housing.
Advocate for Legislation Change
Publicly supports and educates residents about legislative changes to ensure their safety, and regularly reports data and testifies in Congress on residents’ behalf to advocate for their rights in privatized military housing.
We intervene directly with housing companies for the removal of families from homes that are deemed uninhabitable, or an immediate danger to their life and safety.
We provide assistance in investigations and accommodations when the laws fail to protect families.
Armed Forces Housing Advocates serves military families of every branch across the continental US, Hawaii, and Alaska. We seek to empower 700,000 families living in privatized military housing through our direct advocacy services.
1,822 Families Served
Since May 2021, our advocates have helped more than 1,500 families across the nation with issues such as mold remediation, asbestos and lead exposure, window safety, ADA compliance, gas leaks, sewage leaks, and PCS homelessness. We provide direct advocacy services to educate families on their rights and empower them to become their own advocates to seek dispute resolution. Together we can fight for safe and habitable housing for our service members and their families.
AFHA has directly advocated for legislative amendments and their successful enactment into the FY22 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), including changes to Evan's Law and the Protecting Military Families with Disabilities Act.
6 Reported Surveys
These surveys are brought to Congress and other DoD Senior Officials to back up anecdotal stories we receive and opens doors for families who can’t otherwise advocate publicly for fear of reprisal. Surveys allow us to protect the masses and speak on your behalf.
AFHA has created and reported data from 6 surveys regarding the Tenant Bill of Rights, Mental Health and Wellness, ADA Compliance, Fire and Carbon Monoxide Safety, and MHPI Housing and Physical Health Concerns to Congress. Our TBOR and Mental Health surveys are still active and on-going.